William Averett Sr1 son of Unknown Averett was born bef 1740. Maybe SC. Year is a guess. His grandson, John Averett was an adult in 1801, so born before 1780. Therefore John's father Albright would have been born before 1760, making William's birth before 1740.
William married Judy woWilliamAverett bef 1760. based on estimated birth of Albright and Albright's son John Averett.2
Wilkes Co GA was formed in Feb 7,1777 from Cherokee and Creek indian lands. The other 7 iniitial counties were organized from existing colonial parishes.
Some of the early settlers of Georgia were from South Carolina. After their crops were made in South Carolina, they would come to Georgia,clear land, and built shelters until they were ready to move their families to Georgia.3
William probably appeared on the census in 1790 in Richland Co, Camden District, SC. 1790 Richland Co, SC census
page 140: William Everit: males 1 >16, 2<16; 2 females; 1 slave.
page 140: enumerated next was Benjamin John Everit with 4 males >16;no females; 12 slaves.
page 146: William Everit: males 1>16, 1<16; 3 females; 5 slaves. Benjamin John Everett was enumerated next to William.
In 1791 William Averett owned 214 acres, 0 slaves. acres in the tax list for Capt Abbots Dist, Wilkes Co, GA..7
In 1793 William Averett owned acres in the tax list for Capt Abbots Dist, Wilkes Co, GA.8
In 1793 tax list in Capt Newsons District, Wilkes Co, Georgia William Averett was listed as a tax defaulter.9
In 1794 William Averett owned 475 acres on Little Brier Creek, 1 slave. .Adj-Murfey & Newsom acres in the tax list for Capt Trants Dist, Warren Co, GA..9
In 1796 Archibald Averett was in the tax list in Rocky Comfort Creek, Capt McDouls Dist, Hancock Co, GA on Capt McDouls Dist: 200 acres. DB 25-02. His residence was in Washington Co. Adjacent to William Averett.10,11
On in 1796 a land grant of [m1] acres was issued to William Averett in Wilkes Co, GA. [m2].12 William was a Principal 2 at Land sale of John Dixon on Nov 25, 1797 in Stamp Branch, Warren Co, Georgia.
On Nov 25, 1797 John Dixon sold William Averett 200 acres in , Warren Co.. C p550.
On Oct 28, 1800. 1800 Oct 28 - Albright Averatt died 10-28-1800. He was the son of Wm Averatt Sr. Quoted source, The Louisville Gazette published 1799-1803 NOTE: Louisville was the state capitol of Georgia at that point in time.
On Nov 29, 1800 in Hancock Co, GA for the estate of Albright Averett dec'd, Administrators were William Averett and John Averett (Everatt) Surety: Robert Stripling and David Averett (Everatt) and. Surety bond for $3000.13
On Jan 6, 1801 in Hancock Co, GA at the estate sale of Albright Averett in Hancock Co, GA, William Averett purchased 13 head of sheep $26.50; 1 colter $1.75, 2 turkeys $.50, a lot of wool $5.25, 100# tobacco $4.25. William and John Averett purchased 1104 lbs of cotton. Purchasers included John Averett, John Averett, Archibald Averett, William Averett, William Averett, David Averett, Zach Beckham, William Worthen, Richard Worthen, Joshua Jacobs, Arthur Herring, Robert McCook, John Caudele, Bolin Cureton, Shadrack Taylor, William Pritchit, James Wadsworth, Edward Denton, John Graves, Sterling Amons, Patty Griffin, Joseph Jacobs, James Page, John Brown, Sanders Heron, Thomas Dixon, Asa Jordan and Benjamin Averett Administrators: Sarah woAlbrightAverett and John Averett. Witnesses: Mitchell Morris and Drury Cook.14,15 William was a Principal 2 at Land sale of Matthew English on Oct 19, 1801 in Warren Co, GA.
On Oct 19, 1801 Matthew English sold William Averett 15 acres in Warren Co, GA.. C p552.
In the Land Lottery in Georgia in 1805,
Warren Co: William Averitt B (not married). Drawers were: Greene Co: John Averet #312
Hancock Co: Matthew Everritt #191, David Everett #192, John Everrett #193, Archelaus Everet #215, Jeremiah Everrett #218, Robert Striplin #913
Warren Co: William Averett #603
Washington Co: Benjamin Averett #638, Henry Averett #674
Location is where they lived between May 1803 and Mar 1 1804 when they registered. None of these individuals received land..18
In the in 1805 land lottery, in Warren Co, GA drawer(s): William Averett < [m]> ; Alexander Averett < [m2]> < [m3]> < [m4]> < [m5]> <[m6]>.18
In 1805 William Averett owned 280 acres in the tax list for Stamp Branch, Capt David Neals District, Warren Co. Adjacent to Reuben Reese..
On Jan 20, 1806 William Averett sold Ethelrod Thomas 628 acres in , Warren Co.. C p548.
On Jan 20, 1806 William Averett sold Reuben Reese 145 acres in , Warren Co. Adjacent property owners: Aaron Aldridge. B p456.
On Mar 29, 1806 William Averett sold Aaron Aldridge 180 acres in Capt David Neals District, Warren Co.. C p234. William was a Principal 2 at Land sale of John Tabor in 1809 in Warren Co, GA.
In 1809 John Tabor sold William Averett 200 acres in Warren Co, GA.. C p553.
In 1812 William Averett owned acres in the tax list for , Warren Co, GA.2
On Mar 3, 1812 in Warren Co, GA, to satisfy the suit of John English and others against William Averett, Sheriff Thomas H Kendall auctioned off all the land of William Averett. George Hargraves was the highest bidder and the land was 'knocked off' to him at the price of $452. DB C p554.
On Mar 4, 1812. _________
Mar 4 1812 Warren Co GA:  DB C p547
The thirteen hundred and 20 acres of land advertised by the sheriff to be sold as my property on the first Tuesday in the present month and which was accordingly sold is comprised in the following tracts for which I have deeds, being all the land I have in Warren County that is conveyed to me.
One tract containing 100 acres deeded by E Thomas the 2nd of the present month
one of the tracts containing 600 and 28 acres deeded by the said E Thomas to me on the 20th of January 1806
also one other tract of 200 acres deeded to me on the 19th of Oct 1809 by John and Elizabeth Taber
also 15 acres deeded to me by Matthew and Jenny English
also one other tract of land deeded to me on the 5th of November 1797 by John Dickens containing 200 ac. Dated March 4, 1812. William (his mark) Averette. Recorded Nov 4, 1812. .
1790-1810: The first three census schedules for Georgia are missing. A total of seventeen volumes of 1790-1820 censuses were lost by the federal government, evidently before 1895, and the cause is unknown. Georgia law did not require marriages to be recorded until 1805. William was a Principal 2 at Land sale of Ethelrod Thomas in Mar, 1812 in Stamp Branch, Warren Co, Georgia.
In Mar, 1812 Ethelrod Thomas sold William Averett 100 acres in , Warren Co. Adjacent property owners: William Johnson. C p550.
William died aft 1812. probably Warren Co GA.
Judy woWilliamAverett and William Averett had the following children:
1790 United States Federal Census
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